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Alex Trebek Injures Leg While Chasing Burglar | Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek Injures Leg While Chasing Burglar

Originally posted 07/27/2011 07:00PM

We'll take Freak Game Show Host Injuries for 500, Alex.

Jeopardy!'s Alex Trebek was the one facing questions this time when he was seen hobbling on crutches Wednesday at the National Geographic World Championship at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

"It happened at 2:30 a.m., chasing a burglar down the hallway of my San Francisco hotel when my Achilles tendon ruptured and I then fell on carpet, bruising the other leg in process," Trebek, 70, explains to Patch.com. "Surgery on Friday."

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Jeopardy's Alex Trebek Suffers Minor Heart Attack | Alex Trebek


Jeopardy's Alex Trebek Suffers Minor Heart Attack

Originally posted 12/11/2007 02:25PM

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek was hospitalized Tuesday after suffering a minor heart attack.

"He has had a very minor heart attack. He is resting comfortably," a show rep tells PEOPLE.

Trebek, 67, suffered the heart attack Monday night in Los Angeles. Doctors say he is expected to recovery fully and return to the game show when production is set to resume in early January, the rep says.
– Mike Fleeman

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So Long Ulong? Survivor Tribe Down to One | Stephenie LaGrossa

So Long Ulong? Survivor Tribe Down to One

Originally posted 04/14/2005 08:35AM

REMAINED: After losing all eight immunity challenges, the once- 20-person-strong Ulong tribe of Survivor: Palau is down to one lone member, Stephenie LaGrossa, the first one-person tribe in the show's history. To be determined on Thursday night's episode of the highly rated CBS reality show: Whether LaGrossa, a 25-year-old pharmaceutical sales representative, will leap to the rival Koror tribe. Show producers aren't saying, while show host Jeff Probst, only commenting on LaGrossa's popularity, tells The New York Times: "She's relatable, she has a strong point of view and, most importantly, she will not quit."

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NEWS BRIEFS: Helen Hunt Pregnant

Originally posted 02/02/2004 3:06AM

EXPECTING: Helen Hunt, 40, and her boyfriend, producer Matthew Carnahan, are about to be parents, a rep for the "As Good As It Gets" Oscar winner and former "Mad About You" star confirms. Spokesman Stephen Huvane says the baby is due in the summer. Hunt has reportedly been dating Carnahan (whose credits include being a consulting producer on TV's "The Fugitive") since 2001, following the collapse of her 17-month marriage to "Friends" and "The Simpsons" regular Hank Azaria, now 39.

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Trebek's Forced Measure

Originally posted 10/09/1998 12:00AM

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Alex Trebek: Naked

Originally posted 08/27/1997 12:00AM

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